Milieu Therapist

Uses She/Her pronouns

Misty Saracino is a Registered Counselor Agency Affiliate in the state of Washington (#CG60948358). She received her bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology from Lehigh University. After working for 2 years as a Research technician, she went back to school to get a PhD in Molecular Microbiology at Stony Brook University. Misty moved to Seattle in 2005 to pursue a fellowship at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center which included the completion of a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology at the University of Washington. She then worked as a biostatistician at the UW Virology Research Clinic for 6 years before taking time off to raise her 2 daughters. Becoming a parent had a huge impact on Misty’s life and career goals. She decided to pursue coaching and, after completing several training programs, she started a business as a body image coach. She is passionate about health-at-every-size and intuitive eating and integrates these philosophies to help women repair their relationships with food and their bodies. When not working, Misty loves practicing yoga, listening to podcasts, reading, and cuddling her daughters and English bulldog.

Misty has professional interest and advanced training in: Attuned/ intuitive eating, diet recovery/ chronic dieting, grief and loss, Health at Every Size, trauma, infertility, career transitions.